According to reports reaching us, English Premier League top side Manchester United have been hit with positive Covid-19 cases among players and staff following Saturday’s Premier League match at Norwich. Reports have it the United management returned positive lateral flow tests ahead of training on Sunday, December 12, despite all players testing negative before the 1-0 victory at Carrow Road on Saturday.
Covid-19 Outbreak Hit Manchester United
The training was adjusted to individual and non-contact sessions outdoors for those who returned negative tests. It is now confined that Premier League has been notified of the outbreak, but Tuesday’s game away against Brentford might be cancelled as a result. Manchester United is not the only English Premier League team.
Aston Villa also had one positive Covid-19 case in their playing squad, leading to a recovery session at the club’s Bodymoor Heath training ground on Sunday being cancelled.
Other clubs like Manchester City and Brentford have been hit by outbreaks of the disease as well, but no player’s name was mentioned, but they are self-isolating before either next game, which comes up Tuesday and Wednesday.